Friday, 9 June 2017

The Chilean fleet program according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1909-1910 no. 10

An item reported that the new Chilean fleet program included the building of 2 submarines, 1 hospital ship, 1 minelayer, 6 destroyers of 900-1.000 tons and a speed of 28 miles, building costs of each destroyer 4 million franc and a battleship of 23.000 ton, speed 23 miles, main armament of 8-30,5cm guns, armour with a thickness of 22,9cm and building costs around 75 million francs.